Drug information of Colpermin

Colpermin


Each Colpermin™ capsule contains 187mg (0.2 ml) of peppermint oil. Colpermin™ is indicated for the symptomatic treatment of painful bowel cramps and bloating, especially in people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). It is a herbal medicinal product with clinically proven efficacy in mild to moderate patients due to its anti-spasmodic effect

Mechanism of effect

Peppermint oil is extracted from Mentha Piperita L. Its major constituent is menthol. Menthol exhibits an anti-spasmodic effect by inhibiting the calcium channels in the intestinal smooth muscle cells

Pharmacodynamic

ColperminTM is indicated for the symptomatic relief of minor spasms of the gastrointestinal tract, flatulence and abdominal pain, especially in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.

Drug indications

IBS

Dosage

Adults: One capsule three times a day. This dosage may be increased to two capsules three times a day if discomfort is severe. The capsules should be taken until symptoms resolve which would normally be within one or two weeks. The treatment can be continued for longer periods of between 2 to 3 months, when symptoms are more persistent.

Points of recommendation

If there are new symptoms or worsening of the condition or failure to improve over two weeks, the patient should consult their doctor

Pregnancy level

HAVE NOT BEEN ESTABLISHED


Ask a Pharmacist


User's questions
    No comments yet.